Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.